Auction 125, Lot 287

"Geological Map of the State of New York by Legislative Authority", Sherman & Smith

Subject: New York

Period: 1842 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

38.5 x 34.5 inches
97.8 x 87.6 cm

This is a rare geological wall map that was published by Sherman & Smith and printed by the S.C. Clark Company. In full original hand coloring with nineteen different geological formations identified through hand coloring. Below the map are four geological sections: Connecticut line to Roxbury; Jones Beach Light House to Oneonta; St. Johns Canada to the Pennsylvania line; and Ogdensburgh NY to Bossburg PA. This fine wall map is scarce as we find only two prior sales.


Condition: A

Varnish is evenly darkened with some areas of light abrasion. On original linen with original rollers fully attached. Nice example.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/24/2008